The certification aligns with our core values of integrity, teamwork, excellence and diversity. At Eriksen, we work to foster community across different languages and cultures, and we’re proud to serve customers who recognize that diversity is key to business success!
BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB)
September 15, 2021
Eriksen Translations Inc. (eriksen.com), a leading language service provider, is proud to announce that it has been recertified as a Woman-Owned Business (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and New York City. Department of Small Business Services.
Remaining independent and female-owned has guided the trajectory of Eriksen Translations since the company was founded in 1986. Eriksen first achieved WBENC certification in 2001 and has quickly become a valued partner for organizations looking to establish relationships with various suppliers. The company supports leaders in the financial services industry, providing the multilingual solutions that global businesses need to serve diverse customer bases and support the global workforce. Eriksen also partners with nonprofits, cultural institutions, creative businesses, and other organizations that place diversity and inclusion among their core values.
LANGUAGE SERVICES FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Eriksen serves New York City and State agencies providing language services to help New Yorkers with limited English proficiency. The city and state are committed to promoting equitable access to economic opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses and removing barriers to their participation in procurement. Eriksen first achieved New York City certification in 2003, followed quickly by New York State certification in 2004. Today, the company serves as a language partner to agencies such as the Office of New York City Mayor’s Immigrant Affairs Office, New York City Comptroller’s Office, New York City Commission on Human Rights, NYC Department of Sanitation, and NYS Department of Health.
AN INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND EXPLOITED WOMAN
“I am proud to remain 100% owned and operated by an independent woman,” said Vigdis Eriksen, founder and CEO of Eriksen Translations. “The certification aligns with our core values of integrity, teamwork, excellence and diversity. At Eriksen, we work to foster community across different languages and cultures, and we’re proud to serve customers who recognize that diversity is key to business success!
The WBENC certification is the most widely recognized and respected national certification for women-owned businesses in the United States. Accepted as a standard by American businesses, the WBENC certification validates that a business is at least 51% owned, controlled, operated and managed by a woman or women. WBENC-certified WBEs also receive support from other women business owners and like-minded professionals, all of whom are dedicated to the growth and success of women-owned businesses.
NEW YORK CITY CERTIFICATION
The City of New York Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program expands opportunities for women and minority entrepreneurs to access government contracts and grow their businesses. Created by the enactment of Local Law 129 in 2005, the program strives to promote justice and equity by enabling M/WBEs to enhance their abilities, connect to opportunity, and contribute positively to the economy. local.
ABOUT ERIKSEN TRANSLATIONS INC.
Eriksen Translations provides top-notch multilingual services in over 100 languages. Founded in downtown Brooklyn in 1986, Eriksen supports clients worldwide with a full range of services, including translation, composition, web and media localization, transcreation, transcription, voiceover and sub -titling, live Zoom captioning and interpretation. Eriksen is certified as a Woman-Owned Business (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the City and State of New York. For more information, visit eriksen.com / @eriksentrans.
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